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HOLLYWOOD—There's a full weekend of merriment at Space 15 Twenty for JAPANLA. So much good stuff, including a Zoolander-inspired theme party tonight, complete with contests! (Be really, really, incredibly good looking, well-dressed, and be prepared to throw down for a runway walk-off.) In addition, there's a popup shop, an "Extreme Shiny Outfit Contest"?do we have to go on? There's something fantastic happening virtually every second of the weekend. The Zoolander party kicks off tonight at 6pm. 1520 Ivar [Racked Inbox]
LOS FELIZ—Happy is hosting a new art exhibit with work from Karen Frimkess Wolff and Carlos Ulloa. The work sounds intriguing: Ulloa's work is described as "fragmented, ghost-like hybrids as secrets, memories, nightmares, antagonists or good friends that imbed themselves in Happy’s project room." Whoa! The reception is tonight, from 6pm to 10pm. 4675 Hollywood Blvd. [Racked Inbox]
MELROSE—Check out the savings (and fun) at the chi-chi shops during the pre-summer event. Deals like 40% off at the Alberta Ferretti store, 20% off at Coco de Mer, 50% off practically everything at Alpha—just in time for Father's Day. Hours vary by store. Melrose, between La Cienega and San Vicente [Racked Inbox]
EAST SIDE—In a move of pure genius, Blood is the New Black is throwing a party that combines some of the best things in LA: their shirts (naturally), music, drinks, and a food truck. Introducing the Summer Fling Truck, bringing all of the above. The treats in question are exclusive num numz from Coolhaus. Saturday, the truck will be a-rockin' outside the Nomad Gallery from 8pm to midnight. 1993 Blake Ave. [Racked Inbox]
SANTA ANA—Because some of you people bug us for info on this constantly (you know who you are), we're happy to give you a head's up about the OBEY summer sample sale. Mark your calenders: It's Friday, June 25 and Saturday, June 26. 3500 West Carriage. [OBEY/Giant]